Gluing mixed wood species, tricks to gluing end grains, and decreasing clamping time with a vaccuum press are among 6 tips and techniques for optimizing adhesive performance in woodworking applications.
"In coatings, we preach the need to get the coating onto the wood as soon after the final sanding is completed as is absolutely possible. Obviously, as wood is a material that is susceptible to humidity and temperature change, one can see the logic in that concept."
New two-gallon PROJUG offers professional woodworkers and others who use larger quantities of wood glue the convenience of the one-gallon Titebond jug in a custom-designed two-gallon container that is easy to use.
A wood adhesive uses a new approach to bonding joinery. Eliminating water as a solvent, it is activated by salts contained in the wood fibers, and bonds in minutes. The challenge: users must cut tighter joints.